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This is how Facebook Messenger's unsend feature looks and works
This is how Facebook Messenger's unsend feature looks and works By Maggie Tillman

Someone who has been testing the upcoming feature quietly shared screenshots of how it looks and works on Twitter.... Read more

How to tell if your Facebook account was hacked and had data stolen
How to tell if your Facebook account was hacked and had data stolen By Maggie Tillman

Facebook has provided a comprehensive statement to detail exactly what happened, as well as a way to tell if your were hacked.... Read more

iOS 12 release date, news and features: Everything you need to know
iOS 12 release date, news and features: Everything you need to know By Maggie Tillman

Apple has announced iOS 12, which will come to iPhones and iPads very soon. But what's in it? And when is it coming? Read more

How to install Fortnite on Android
How to install Fortnite on Android By Cam Bunton

Fortnite on Android is now available for multiple devices, but not on Google Play. Here then is how to install it.... Read more

Facebook 3D photo: How to create and view perspective-shifting pics
Facebook 3D photo: How to create and view perspective-shifting pics By Maggie Tillman

Facebook has a new feature, called 3D photo, which adds a layer of depth to photos in your news feed.... Read more

What is Google Call Screen and how does it work?
What is Google Call Screen and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Google has a new feature for Pixel phone users. It's called Call Screen, and it's designed to help you better understand who is calling and why... Read more

Snap Originals: All the new original shows coming to Snapchat
Snap Originals: All the new original shows coming to Snapchat By Maggie Tillman

Snapchat has toyed with the idea of original programming in the past, but now it's going all in, with the launch of Snap Originals.... Read more

7 of the biggest cyber security threats you'll face in 2019 and how to keep safe
7 of the biggest cyber security threats you'll face in 2019 and how to keep safe By Pocket-lint Promotion

Here are seven of the biggest cybersecurity threats you could face in the coming year.... Read more

What is Google Assistant and what can it do?
What is Google Assistant and what can it do? By Maggie Tillman

How does Google Assistant work, what devices does it work on and what can Google Assistant do? Here's a complete rundown of Google's AI... Read more

Google is finally shutting down Google+ for good following security breach
Google is finally shutting down Google+ for good following security breach By Maggie Tillman

Google hasn't really done anything with Google+ in years, and so it's not surprising to hear it announce the social network is shutting down.... Read more

Amazon's Alexa app looks totally different now and we love it
Amazon's Alexa app looks totally different now and we love it By Maggie Tillman

The Alexa app has been given a major visual overhaul, complete with an improved interface with easier-to-find controls for smart home devices.... Read more

Yahoo Together is a Slack-like chat app, but for friends and family
Yahoo Together is a Slack-like chat app, but for friends and family By Maggie Tillman

Yahoo has launched a new messenger app. Called Yahoo Together, it looks like Slack in terms of design, and it is meant to rival WhatsApp.... Read more

BBC iPlayer last chance notifications now on iOS and Android
BBC iPlayer last chance notifications now on iOS and Android By Rik Henderson

BBC has added last chance notifications to its iPlayer app for mobiles. You get an alert on your phone when a show download is about to expire.... Read more

Amazon might announce an IMDb video streaming service soon
Amazon might announce an IMDb video streaming service soon By Maggie Tillman

Amazon-owned IMDb might launch a video streaming service soon, and it will be distinctly separate from Amazon's Prime Video service.... Read more

What is Snapchat, how does it work and what is it used for?
What is Snapchat, how does it work and what is it used for? By Maggie Tillman

Snapchat has changed a lot in the past few years. Frequent updates means the app looks and works almost nothing like it originally did.... Read more

Most incredible and insane records ever broken in tech
Most incredible and insane records ever broken in tech By Adrian Willings

With everything from motorised toilets, to the youngest and oldest gamers, there are plenty of brilliant records being broken around the world.... Read more

Take a Street View walk round Google’s first garage office for 20th birthday
Take a Street View walk round Google’s first garage office for 20th birthday By Rik Henderson

Google is celebrating its 20th birthday today. You might be thinking "surely it's older than that", but it was founded in September 1998 and its first... Read more

New Amazon store in NYC only sells items with 4-star or above ratings
New Amazon store in NYC only sells items with 4-star or above ratings By Maggie Tillman

Amazon is opening up a new type of store. Called Amazon 4-star, it features things available on Amazon with at least a four-star review.... Read more

Meet Pokemon Go's new mysterious and mythical Pokemon: Meltan
Meet Pokemon Go's new mysterious and mythical Pokemon: Meltan By Maggie Tillman

Augmented reality app Pokemon Go has announced the name of its new mystery creature: the Mythical Pokemon Meltan.... Read more

Office 2019 is out for Windows and Mac (no Office 365 required)
Office 2019 is out for Windows and Mac (no Office 365 required) By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft realises some people simply want to buy Microsoft Office like the used to: once - that's it - with no subscription fee.... Read more

Waze navigation finally comes to Apple CarPlay for iOS 12 users
Waze navigation finally comes to Apple CarPlay for iOS 12 users By Maggie Tillman

Waze, the popular navigation app that Google owns, now supports CarPlay on devices running Apple's latest iOS update.... Read more

Apple buys music recognition app Shazam
Apple buys music recognition app Shazam By Rik Henderson

Apple's purchase of Shazam is complete. The Cupertino firm now officially owns one of the most popular apps for recognising music, TV shows, films and adverts.... Read more

Skype calling coming to Amazon Echo and other Alexa devices
Skype calling coming to Amazon Echo and other Alexa devices By Rik Henderson

One of the things mentioned in passing during the Amazon Echo event yesterday was Skype calling on Alexa.We now know more, however, will Microsoft providing... Read more

Change this Twitter setting to see tweets in reverse chronological order
Change this Twitter setting to see tweets in reverse chronological order By Maggie Tillman

Twitter is bringing back the so-called "chronological timeline". Here's how to change your settings to see tweets in reverse chronological order.... Read more

Bonkers new animals imagined with the power of Photoshop
Bonkers new animals imagined with the power of Photoshop By Adrian Willings

We love seeing the magical photos created by masters of Photoshop, we're sure you'll love these new hybrid animals too.... Read more

What is Apple Screen Time and how does it work?
What is Apple Screen Time and how does it work? By Stuart Miles

Screen Time is a new feature in iOS 12, looking to address your digital health.... Read more

You can now pay for Spotify Premium through your Sky bill each month
You can now pay for Spotify Premium through your Sky bill each month By Rik Henderson

As previously promised, Sky has enabled the ability to pay for a Spotify Premium subscription through your Sky bill each month. That way you will only... Read more

22 great geek tattoos
22 great geek tattoos By Dan Sung

Hats off to anyone who has the cojones and high enough pain-threshold to ink themselves up for life, but a hearty round of applause for those who do so... Read more

What are Animoji? How to create and use Apple's animated emoji
What are Animoji? How to create and use Apple's animated emoji By Maggie Tillman

Apple's Animoji are custom, animated versions of popular emoji characters. Here's how to create and share them.... Read more

Pokemon Go event: Mewtwo and shiny legendaries coming worldwide
Pokemon Go event: Mewtwo and shiny legendaries coming worldwide By Maggie Tillman

Developer Niantic has announced Pokemon Go’s next major event: the Ultra Bonus Event. And this one will help anyone find rare Pokemon.... Read more

Snap Spectacles 2 (2018): Everything you need to know
Snap Spectacles 2 (2018): Everything you need to know By Maggie Tillman

Snap, the company behind the popular Snapchat app, has showed off its latest pair of Spectacles 2 smart glasses.... Read more

Instagram's next standalone app? IG Shopping, apparently
Instagram's next standalone app? IG Shopping, apparently By Maggie Tillman

It will let Instagram users browse goods from merchants that they follow and then purchase from those merchants directly within the app.... Read more

What's new in the redesigned Google Chrome?
What's new in the redesigned Google Chrome? By Dan Grabham

Google Chrome has got a whole new look to celebrate both 10 years of the browser and 20 years since Google was incorporated as a company.... Read more

Philips Hue confirms it will support Siri Shortcuts later this year
Philips Hue confirms it will support Siri Shortcuts later this year By Maggie Tillman

Philips demoed how you would be able to adjust your dining room to a certain colour with a Siri voice command like "dinner time".... Read more

Are Twitter replies about to become more like Facebook comments?
Are Twitter replies about to become more like Facebook comments? By Maggie Tillman

Twitter has confirmed it is testing new changes that will make reply threads look and work much more like Facebook comment threads.... Read more

aptX Adaptive is the wireless audio tech that should make everything sound better
aptX Adaptive is the wireless audio tech that should make everything sound better By Rik Henderson

After a universal acceptance that aptX Low Latency and aptX HD audio technologies make standard and high-res music sound great over wireless connections,... Read more

Save £20 on full Amazon Prime membership - offer ends tomorrow!
Save £20 on full Amazon Prime membership - offer ends tomorrow! By Rik Henderson

Amazon is broadcasting the US Open tennis tournament in the UK exclusively on Amazon Prime Video and you can ensure you don't miss a moment by getting... Read more

YouTube alternative Facebook Watch launches in the UK
YouTube alternative Facebook Watch launches in the UK By Andrew Williams

Facebook’s video streaming platform Watch has launched globally, a year after arriving in the US.Facebook Watch was originally announced back on 9 August... Read more

YouTube app now wants to make sure you don’t watch too much YouTube
YouTube app now wants to make sure you don’t watch too much YouTube By Andrew Williams

The YouTube app has now added “digital wellbeing” features designed to stop us getting too addicted to video streaming and social media.... Read more

Google Duo now lets iPad and Android tablet users make video calls
Google Duo now lets iPad and Android tablet users make video calls By Maggie Tillman

Previously only available for phones, the app has essentially updated so that it is able to work on both iPads and Android tablets... Read more

What is Amazon Prime Book Box for kids and how does it work?
What is Amazon Prime Book Box for kids and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

It's a monthly book subscription service for kids. You get (delivered to your door) four board books or two hardcover picture books or novels.... Read more

How to apply to be verified on Instagram
How to apply to be verified on Instagram By Maggie Tillman

A verified badge is a blue check that appears next to an Instagram account's name in search and on the profile.... Read more

How to opt out of those new Netflix ads
How to opt out of those new Netflix ads By Maggie Tillman

Netflix has begun showing ads. There is, however, a way to opt out of seeing them. Here's how.... Read more

You can now run Windows 95 as an app on your Mac or PC
You can now run Windows 95 as an app on your Mac or PC By Maggie Tillman

Once you install the Windows 95 app and open it, you can run classic apps like Wordpad, MS Paint, and Minesweeper all within it.... Read more

Which cloud storage service is right for you? iCloud vs Google Drive vs OneDrive vs Dropbox
Which cloud storage service is right for you? iCloud vs Google Drive vs OneDrive vs Dropbox By Maggie Tillman

To help you optimise your mix-and-match approach, or better understand the pros and cons of each service, Pocket-lint has answered all your questions.... Read more

Tinder launches Tinder U dating service for US college students
Tinder launches Tinder U dating service for US college students By Maggie Tillman

Called Tinder U, naturally, it's essentially a new mode within Tinder that’s only available to students enrolled at a university.... Read more

What's my Facebook trustworthiness score?
What's my Facebook trustworthiness score? By Maggie Tillman

It sounds like an episode of Black Mirror, right?... Read more

Google Photo Books come to the UK, enables you to create a book on your phone in minutes
Google Photo Books come to the UK, enables you to create a book on your phone in minutes By Dan Grabham

Printed photo books bring you back to a moment from the past and now you can create them directly from Google Photos in the UK.... Read more

Walmart wants you to shop from the comfort of your own home in VR
Walmart wants you to shop from the comfort of your own home in VR By Maggie Tillman

The hope is that people who prefer to ditch the traditional shopping experience at physical stores will instead use VR to buy their items at home.... Read more

eBay flash deal gives you 15% off everything on site today only
eBay flash deal gives you 15% off everything on site today only By Rik Henderson

Grab a bargain no matter what you want to buy on eBay - here's how to get 15% off any items.... Read more

Why Twitter 'broke' some third-party apps
Why Twitter 'broke' some third-party apps By Maggie Tillman

Twitter confirmed it's removing access to APIs that are required for third-party Twitter clients to push notifications or auto-refresh the timeline.... Read more

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